Joseph G. Baier Memorial Scholarship

When funds are available, one scholarship is given to a biology or microbiology major with junior or senior standing or a graduate student in biology based on research activity and scholarly achievements. Preference is given to a student researching immunology or related field. Applications are typically accepted in January and February for the following fall. E.G. applications accepted in February 2024 are for Fall 2024 scholarships.

There is a single application for students to complete to apply for all 2024-25 biology scholarships and awards.
Graduate students should apply at
Biology and Microbiology majors should apply at

Dr. Joan Baier Peterson and family
Varies up to $1,000
Schools, Colleges, Departments, and Areas
Biological Sciences Department, College of Letters and Science, UWM Foundation Scholarships